The popular popstar has created a Path account, which is sort of counterintuitive as the mobile social network only limits you to 150 friends. This was Spears’, who has over 14 million followers on Twitter, first time visiting Silicon Valley.
Rumor also has it that Path is raising a Series B round of funding, wanting to bring in between $25 million to $30 million at a $250 million valuation. Existing investors and Khosla and Greylock have expressed interest amidst an environment that is producing many high-profile Series B raises.
The company has previously raised a total of $11.2 million in angel and Series A funding from Index Ventures, First Round Capital, Founders Fund, SV Angel, Crunchfund and others. It recently experienced unprecedented scale, due to a successful pivot.
Update: We’re hearing that Spears also visited the SOMA-based Beautylish. Guess she’s interested in tech, finally.
Path brings people closer together. Guided by the belief that mobile technology will fundamentally change the cultural, social, and economic landscape, Path focuses on simplicity, quality, and privacy to provide the best mobile personal networking service in the world. Path was designed with the people you love, your closest friends and family, in mind. It’s a trusted, intimate environment like your dinner table at home. 5 star rated, top 10 ranked, Path is loved by tens of millions of...